Deputy Director, Illinois Fire Service Institute
Chief Heather Moore is a 21-year firefighter and recently retired as the Division Chief of Training and Education for the Springfield Fire Department located in Illinois. Moore has served the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), the Illinois State Fire Training Academy, as an instructor, program manager, and program director, and leader at IFSI for 16 years. She recently took over as the IFSI Deputy Director. Her areas of expertise are extensive encompassing every aspect of IFSI training and education courses/classes (IFSI has 200+ different courses/classes training and educating 62,000 1st responders per year). Chief Moore’s areas of specific responsibility have been special operations and technical rescue courses, leadership training/education, and instructor development.